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by Jeff Weaver If I had to describe the perfect day to go walleye fishing, it would go something like this: There would be a nice cloud cover with no precipitation, the wind would be from the southwest, creating a manageable walleye chop, and the water temperatures would still be cool enough to support my [...]

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Gay brings home medals from Special Olympics On Friday, June 13, police and Transportation Security Administration agents escorted 61 athletes and 18 coaches from around the state through the halls of the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport as they began their journey to the 2014 USA Games for Special Olympics in New Jersey. In the airport, [...]

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DNR offers new parks program this weekend DNR News Release Learn how to shoot a bow during an Archery in the Parks program on Friday, July 4 and Saturday, July 5 at Wild River State Park. With archers figuring prominently in blockbuster movies like The Hunger Games, The Avengers and Brave, these free programs at [...]

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Results of the 2014 Grandma’s Marathon     Harris Daniel Scheff333:08:31 Vicki Courts354:14:53 Lindstrom Joseph Virga514:23:13 David Appleby324:42:11 Madisen Vukich194:58:32 Karin Vukich485:00:10 Erin Eastman265:17:27 Paul Bjorklund686:33:38 North Branch Christopher Judson383:19:37 Kyle Puelston313:58:57 Alan Braith483:59:28 Teri Kroll294:23:33 David Nelson384:34:05 Robyn Nelson174:34:05 Rush City Raymond Anderson51 3:26:03 Stacy Lisa Stang393:49:40 William Healy374:26:22 Kevin Lucas424:26:54 Tj Antisdel224:52:01 Della Antisdel475:37:05 [...]

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The Rush City School Board on June 19 approved extracurricular assignments, such as head and assistant coaches, for the 2014-15 school year. With Kevin Smith retiring after a 38-year teaching and coaching career at Rush City High School, Mike Vaughan will become varsity head coach for cross-country. The move means the assistant coach position is [...]

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The North Branch 11U AA traveling baseball team competed at the St. Francis baseball tournament on June 7-8, and earned second place at the competition. The high finish qualified the North Branch squad for the Gopher State Tournament. Front row: Adam Richards, Jordan Axberg, Lawton Garin, Ben Huth, and Bryce Skiba. Middle row: Jake Turek, [...]

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